GORGEOUS Entertainment

Reviews and previews about theatre and film

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES

15 Aug 2018

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES Rabiah Hussain’s stunning debut play ‘Spun’ recently opened in London to much public and critical acclaim. Rabiah explains why she wrote a play focusing on two girls and their friendship rather than their relationships with men. She discusses…

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON

01 Aug 2018

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON  Award winning comedian and broadcaster Rosie Wilby chats to Victoria Pearson. Topics include her new book ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’ stand up comedy as a form of very public therapy and Conscious Uncoupling.  https://www.rosiewilby.com/ #GorgeousComedy #RosieWilby #radiogorgeous                    …

A Little Book of Permission by Susie Sourwine – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

21 Jul 2018

A Little Book of Permission by Susie Sourwine GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke This book is like no other, it let’s you think differently, breathe, reflect, relax, let go, trust and live; all through the power of permission. Susie explains her life story and how it led to this gem of a book. Buy the book…

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS

12 Jul 2018

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS At last! A novel with a middle aged woman, with grey hair on the front cover is published in the UK. A first and a victory for us women! Ex actor Barbara chats to Josephine about her novel which has been rereleased after 21…

KATY BRAND Comedian Actor & Writer with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY

03 Jul 2018

KATY BRAND Comedian Actor & Writer with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY Willfully frumpy Katy Brand comedy star of Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show and writer of ‘Brenda Monk is Funny’ chats with Victoria Pearson. Topics include; her new hit play 3Women, the addictive nature of stand up comedy, working with Kate Moss, religion and feminism…

Singer RUMER on Animal Welfare & life juggling GORGEOUS LIVES with Corinna McShane

30 Jun 2018

Singer RUMER on Animal Welfare & life juggling GORGEOUS LIVES with Corinna McShane Critically acclaimed Rumer is an award winning singer songwriter whose debut single ‘Slow’ became one of 2010’s most requested Radio 2 tracks. Rumer talks to Corinna about how adopting rescue dog Alfie, led to a passion for animal welfare. Candidly open, Rumer also…

SINDHU VEE STAND-UP COMEDIAN with VICTORIA PEARSON Gorgeous Comedy

20 Jun 2018

SINDHU VEE STAND-UP COMEDIAN with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY  Sindhu Vee comedy star of BBC Radio 4 and HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU chats with Victoria Pearson about the differences between male and female comedy, gratuitous swearing and how her Family life influences her material. She highlights her comedy influences and makes her…

The EXPLODED CIRCUS by Mimbre ALL FEMALE CIRCUS – Gorgeous Entertainment with Josephine Pembroke

The EXPLODED CIRCUS by Mimbre ALL FEMALE CIRCUS – Gorgeous Entertainment with Josephine Pembroke We all dream of running away with the circus, Lina Johansson cleverly created her own female led circus. Mimbre have collaborated with super talented artists to create this explosive and highly entertaining show, suitable for ages 6 to 100. On tour all…

Karin Ridgers the UKS most passionate Vegan – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

27 May 2018

Karin Ridgers the UKS most passionate Vegan – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke   Today we are talking all thing VEGAN and who better to find out about how and why from the UK’s leading VEGAN, Karin Ridgers. Karin gave up a high powered job in banking to dedicate her life to spreading the V word. She…

Lindsey Fitzharris The Butchering Art with Donna Freed – AUTHOR OF THE WEEK

26 May 2018

Lindsey Fitzharris The Butchering Art with Donna Freed – AUTHOR OF THE WEEK  Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize, Lindsey’s The Butchering Art is a propulsive dramatisation of Joseph Lister’s quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian Medicine. www.drlindseyfitzharris.com @DrLindseyFitz                            …

The Real Cooking Housewives of Chiswick Take on Nigella Lawson, GORGEOUS KITCHEN with Josephine & Donna

22 May 2018

The Real Cooking Housewives of Chiswick Take on Nigella Lawson: Donna & Josephine in The Gorgeous Kitchen She’s famous for her rich, oozing brownies but does Nigella’s recipe hold up agains the Real Cooking Housewives of Chiswick: Josephine and Donna. The Cooking Housewives get brown and dirty in the bitchy kitchen. It doesn’t get more…

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

21 May 2018

Marilyn Monroe & the birth of an unlikely feminist with Michelle Morgan GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Michelle adores 50’s siren Marilyn Monroe, in fact this is her sixth book about her. The book is called The Girl, The Seven Year Itch & The birth of an unlikely feminist. Hollywood expert Michelle explains how and why…

Can astrology help us to live more mindfully and fulfil our potential? WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous with In The Moment magazine

Can astrology help us to live more mindfully and fulfil our potential? WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous with In The Moment magazine The ancient art of looking to the skies for answers has moved into the modern mainstream with more and more of us turning to astrology to help us understand and structure our lives. Jo Carnegie…

Greek Mythology Reading Cards with cosmologist Alison Chester Lambert

15 May 2018

Greek Mythology Reading Cards with cosmologist Alison Chester Lambert Is it time for a new deck of Tarot cards? Cosmologist Alison Chester Lambert has studied the Ancient Greek world and found new idols and gods who resonate with our 21 Century lives. Good gods, bad gods, decadent and naughty gods. Yes please! #Tarot #RadioGorgeous #MindBodySpirit…

The Murlo Estate, Umbria, Italy – GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Sarah Tucker

09 May 2018

The Murlo Estate, Umbria, Italy – GORGEOUS ESCAPES with Sarah Tucker   I’ve just returned from the murlo estate. It’s a good two hour drive from Rome airport, or half an hour from Perugia if you fly Ryan Air Enzo, the driver picked me up. Carrying a large card which said ‘Tucher’ – I have had so…

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE

28 Mar 2018

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE Effervescent Patti Boulaye was the winner of the last ever ‘New Faces’ show in 1978. Patti’s incredible life started when she was born in a taxi in Nigeria, she literally fell into show business on holiday in England. And she ended up in…

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

15 Mar 2018

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall  – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Fashion historian and digital editor for The Stylist magazine tells us how and why she chose 100 renegade women to grace the pages of her riveting book. Harriet explains that trousers were too shocking, because they show your crutch!…

Linda Nolan, From My Heart – Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed

  Linda Nolan, From My Heart, Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed After all the drama: the Nolan Sisters break up, her sister and husband died, she was caught out as a benefits cheat, her own breast cancer and depression, Linda bears all and embraces life in the face of secondary breast cancer. Donna makes a…

Karena Johnson, Director Female Parts : Shorts with Donna Freed GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT

07 Mar 2018

  Karena Johnson, Director Female Parts: Shorts with Donna Freed GORGEOUS ENTERTAINMENT  Karena Johnson talks about Hoxton Hall’s female centred festival culminating in three short plays she is directing: A Woman Alone, The Immigrant and A Mother. Each of these one woman pieces play with stereotype and women’s roles: wife, mother, immigrant that also reflect…

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

06 Mar 2018

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint & Manjit Thapp, GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous To celebrate International Women’s Day, New York Times best selling author Julia Pierpoint and British artist Manjit Thapp have created a must have handbook of 100 secular female ‘Saints.’ These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds. Saints…

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